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Indigenous Interpreters Provide Missing Link for Natividad Medical Center Patients

by Kate Daniels Kurz, The WIP Director Natividad Medical Center, located in Salinas, California – the heart of California’s “Salad Bowl” – is one of the […]

Business & Economy, California, Employment, Feature Articles, Healthcare, Immigration, Indigenous Culture, Language, Mexico, Social Change, Teaching & Learning, United States

Refuse, Renew, and Precycle this World Oceans Day

by Katharine Daniels Executive Editor June 8 is World Oceans Day – a growing global celebration of the big blue body of life that covers 71 […]

Animals, Animals & Environment, California, Conservation, Feature Articles, Science & Technology, The WIP Editorial

Now Playing in San Francisco: Another Hole in the Head Film Festival

As you know from my Sundance and SXSW coverage, I am a big fan of the midnight movie genre. Who doesn’t want to sit in a […]

Film Festivals, San Francisco, The WIP Talk

Sundance in San Francisco: Connected at the Sundance Kabuki Theater

At any film festival, the main topic of conversation is the films. While waiting in theater lines, it’s common to compare notes and freely give advice […]

Film Festivals, San Francisco, The WIP Talk

This Weekend in San Francisco: Celebration of Craftswomen

Last weekend I had the pleasure of attending the annual Celebration of Craftswomen show in San Francisco. The show continues this weekend at the Herbst Pavilion […]

San Francisco, The WIP Talk

Art Installation The Dresses / Objects Project Explores Femininity and Gender

by Emily Wilson –USA– I admire boldness. So Katrina Rodabaugh’s The Dresses / Objects Project, a multi-disciplinary installation combining a dizzying array of artistic forms appealed […]

Arts & Culture, Feature Articles, Poetry, San Francisco, United States

Proceed and Be Bold: Director Laura Zinger and Subject Amos Paul Kennedy Jr. on Art, Life, and Independent Filmmaking

by Jessica Mosby – USA – Amos Paul Kennedy Jr. is living the dream. After discovering his love of letterpress, Kennedy left his comfortable corporate job […]

Arts & Culture, Feature Articles, Films & Documentaries, Interviews, San Francisco, United States

A Turbulent Year for California’s Cormorants

by Kimberly N. Chase – USA – Once one of the world’s most notorious prisons, Alcatraz is now home to a new type of visitor – […]

Animals, Animals & Environment, California, Conservation, Feature Articles, San Francisco, Science & Technology

Crowdsourcing Strategy Draws Hot and Cool Reactions in Silicon Valley

by Genie Z. Laborde – USA – It’s hot because most people don’t know about it yet and it’s cool because it makes money. Crowdsourcing is […]

Business & Economy, California, Feature Articles, Internet, Technology

Ruud Awakening for Gullit: The Dutch Soccer Coach Has Met His Match with the LA Galaxy

by Bia Assevero – USA / France – Ruud Gullit knows his soccer. He’s Dutch for one thing, and the Dutch have produced some of the […]

Europe, Feature Articles, Los Angeles, Sports, The World

My Unlikely Life Mission: Self-defense as Physical Literacy

by Ellen Snortland – USA – Midnight. Intensely urban downtown neighborhood in Los Angeles where the alleys reek of urine and garbage. Dark Craftsman house in […]

Feature Articles, Gender Violence, Los Angeles, Politics & Democracy, Teaching & Learning, The World, United States, Women's Empowerment

Made in America: Unending Violence in the Land of Prosperity

by Jessica Mosby – USA – Forty years of unending gang violence between rival gangs, the Bloods and Crips, has killed over 15,000 people in South […]

Activism, Arts & Culture, Feature Articles, Films & Documentaries, Los Angeles, United States, War & Conflict